quarta-feira, 14 de setembro de 2016
Jiangxi Airlines Welcomes First Direct-Delivered 737-800 Aircraft
Chinese startup Jiangxi Airlines took delivery of its first direct-delivered aircraft with the arrival of a Boeing 737-800 at Nanchang Changbei International Airport at 12:45 p.m. on September 9.
The 737-800, Registration B-1557, is the very first new aircraft and the first one delivered directly to the carrier by the Boeing Company. The U.S. manufacturer and Jiangxi Airlines held a ceremony to celebrate the airline's first direct-delivered 737-800 in Seattle.
The aircraft features 184 seats with Boeing Sky Interior, bringing the airline fleet to four 737s.
The Nanchang-based carrier said it plans to introduce another new aircraft in December, targeting to operate 15 aircraft by 2020.
Launched in this January, Jiangxi Airlines operates domestic services from its Nanchang hub to Dalian, Guiyang, Hohhot, Haikou, Jinan, Shenyang, Taiyuan, Urumqi, Xi'an and Xiamen. With the arrival of the 4th aircraft, is will launch Nanchang-Tianjin-Harbin and Nanchang-Tianjin-Changchun routes. In the near future, it will fly directly to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Kunming and Zhengzhou, with international services within three years.
Lena Ge, China Aviation Daily